Ruth L. Barker

BARKER, Ruth L., age 89, of Lakeland, Florida, a former resident of the Sugar Grove area, passed away peacefully and went to be with our Lord Friday, June 6, 2013, at the Grace Manor Assisted Living Facility, Lakeland Florida.

She was born February 29, 1924, in Stratton, OH, the daughter of the late Harry and Allie (Martin) Glenn.

Ruth was a member of the Stratton Church of the Nazarene, Stratton, OH, and the Heatherwood Village Social Club of Lakeland, FL

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, James, Wesley and Robert Glenn and sister, Blanche Crawford.

Ruth is survived by her husband, Onel A. Barker of Lakeland, FL whom she married May 6, 1946, and enjoyed many happy memories together over their 67 years of marriage; daughter, Pamela Young of Lakeland, FL; granddaughter, Danielle (Matthew) Zaitzew of Longmont, Colorado; grandson, William Eric (Kelly) Young of DeLand, FL; great-grandchildren, Silas and Calla Zaitzew and Matthew Young; sister, Jayne Morgan of Yucaipa, CA.

Services for Ruth are pending at this time. A memorial service and burial at the Sugar Grove Union Cemetery will be announced at a later date.

Memorial contributions in memory of Ruth may be made to Good Sheppard Hospice, 320 West Main St., Lakeland, FL 33810.

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